Frederick Walter FLICK

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FLICK, Frederick Walter

Service Number: 2312
Enlisted: 14 June 1916, Lismore, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 42nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Byron Bay, NSW, 1898
Home Town: Broken Head, Byron Shire, New South Wales
Schooling: Public School Byron Bay
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed In Action, Belgium, 31 July 1917
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium
Memorials: 42nd Infantry Battalion AIF Roll of Honour, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Broken Head St Oswald's Anglican Church Memorial Font, Broken Head St Oswald's Anglican Church and Plaque, Byron Bay Memorial Gates, Lismore & District Memorial Honour Roll, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient)
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World War 1 Service

14 Jun 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2312, 42nd Infantry Battalion, Lismore, NSW
21 Oct 1916: Involvement Private, SN 2312, 42nd Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
21 Oct 1916: Embarked Private, SN 2312, 42nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Boonah, Brisbane

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Frederick and Mary Jane FLICK, Byron Bay, New South Wales

It ia very sad to know that Pte. F. W. Flick spent some weeks in a hospital fighting a severe attack of pneumonia, and recovering, was only two days in the firing line when he was  killed in action. The news of his death was a very severe shock to his parents, as they were just rejoicing in his restoration to health. Official condolence were concveyed to  Mr. Flick of deep sympathy from King and Queen and Commonwealth Government in the loss he and the Army had sustained.

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